Graduation Info for Family & Friends

2016 Spring Commencement Ceremony

As family and guests of future graduates, Madison College is pleased and excited to provide information on attending and/or viewing the 2016 Spring Commencement Ceremony.  Your presence and support for your graduate has been important during the past years and will also be a big part of the graduate's commencement celebration.

The 2016 Spring Commencement Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 13, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. in the Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum at the Alliant Energy Center, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison, WI 53713. There is no limit to how many guests a graduate can invite and there is no charge for admission or parking

Family and guests should arrive at the coliseum and be seated by 5:25 p.m. Graduates should arrive by 4:15 p.m. The processional will start promptly at 5:30 p.m. and the ceremony will last approximately two (2) hours. Please take in to consideration and allow time for traffic and potential lane closures in and around the commencement venue the day of the event as noted by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Travel Information website.

Family and guests who are unable to attend can watch the ceremony live the day of the ceremony through our web broadcast. If this link does not work, try this backup link. (Available at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, May 13, 2016)

A DVD of the ceremony can also be purchased for $15.00. Simply fill out the DVD order form and mail it along with payment to the address indicated on the form.